Announcing the Success of APJ’s Annual Fund-raising Campaign

Our goal: to raise $12,000 to publish the Journal and to carry out improvements in the design and functioning of our website. At a time when the international order is imploding with new conflicts erupting across the Asia-Pacific our work takes on new importance. We rely on readers, authors and supporters. Your support has allowed us to surpass $13,000 and we thank you for allowing us to continue to make the Journal freely available to all. The Asia-Pacific Journal is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. US Contributions are tax deductible. We are grateful to our supporters at all levels. If you missed the chance to contribute and wish to there's still time. By Paypal or credit card at our home page under Support Us.


X Health & Welfare
From Fukushima: To Despair Properly, To Find the Next Step
Surviving the Last Train From Hiroshima: The Poignant Case of a Double Hibakusha
Illusions of Self: The Life and Poetry of Ishikawa Takuboku
Juche in the United States: The Black Panther Party’s Relations with North Korea, 1969-1971
Producing Okinawan Cultural Identity in Hawai`i’s 'Multicultural Paradise'
My Story: A Daughter Recalls the Battle of Okinawa
Will Wrongful Convictions Be a Catalyst for Change in Japanese Criminal Justice?
An Innocent Man: Hakamada Iwao and the Problem of Wrongful Convictions in Japan
'Life's First Night' and the Treatment of Hansen's Disease in Japan
A Suitable Donor: Harvesting Kidneys in the Philippines
Japan’s Resilient, Decarbonizing and Democratic Smart Communities
The Secret History of Cannabis in Japan
Fifty Years of the Shinkansen
Beyond reality – or – An illusory ideal: pro-nuclear Japan’s management of migratory flows in a nuclear catastrophe ――
“Fieldwork” North Korea: Observations of daily life on the ground inside the country
Jus Koseki: Household registration and Japanese citizenship
New Lives: Some Case Studies of Minamata
The Radiation That Makes People Invisible: A Global Hibakusha Perspective
Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty
Yellow Blood: Hepatitis C and the Modernist Settlement in Japan
The Bumble Bee and the Chrysanthemum: Comparing Sweden and Japan’s Responses to Financial Crisis
Japan’s Energy Policy Impasse
Surviving the Battle of Okinawa: Memories of a Schoolgirl
Japanese Government Squelching Efforts to Measure Fukushima Meltdown
Military Contamination on Okinawa: PCBs and Agent Orange at Kadena Air Base
Indonesia’s Elections of 2014: Democratic Consolidation or Reversal?
Migrant Workers’ Children and China’s Future: The Educational Divide
Stories from Beyond the Grave: Investigating Japanese Burial Grounds in North Korea
Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty
Safecast or the Production of Collective Intelligence on Radiation Risks after 3.11
Are You Coming to the Matsuri?: Tsunami Recovery and Folk Performance Culture on Iwate's Rikuch Coast
Systems of Irresponsibility and Japan’s Internal Colony
The Rage of Exile: In the Wake of Fukushima
Environmental Restoration of Former US Military Bases in Okinawa
Okinawa - The Pentagon’s Toxic Junk Heap of the Pacific
Hard Times in Fukushima
Can Abenomics Cope With Environmental Disaster?
Japan's Cut-Price Nuclear Cleanup
Spinning the Tokyo Metro Election
Fukushima: Life and the Transnationality of Radioactive Contamination
Mission Impossible. What Future Fukushima?
Okinawa Dumpsite Offers Proof of Agent Orange: Experts Say
The Limits of Sovereignty and Post-War Okinawan Migrants in Bolivia
The politics of global production: Apple, Foxconn and China's new working class
Water, Water Everywhere: Incentives and Options at Fukushima Daiichi and Beyond
In the Dark With Tepco: Fukushima’s Legacy for Nuclear Power
The Roadmap for Fukushima Daiichi and the Sacrifice of Japan's Clean-up Workers
Green Shoot: Abenomics and the 3rd Arrow
Sports, Motherhood, and the Female Body in Contemporary Japan